Qualifying Medical Conditions

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;
  • Autism;
  • Cancer, including remission therapy;
  • Crohn’s disease;
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies;
  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders;
  • Epilepsy;
  • Glaucoma;
  • HIV / AIDS;
  • Huntington’s disease;
  • Inflammatory bowel disease;
  • Intractable seizures;
  • Multiple sclerosis;
  • Neurodegenerative diseases;
  • Neuropathies;
  • Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions;
  • Parkinson’s disease;
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder;
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain;
  • Sickle cell anemia; and/or
  • Terminal illness.

Approved forms of medical marijuana

In Pennsylvania, approved forms of medical marijuana include:

  • Pill
  • Oil
  • Topical forms, including gel, creams, or ointments
  • Tincture
  • Liquid
  • A form medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization, including dry leaf or plant form for administration by vaporization.

Below is a link for “How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card” in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Health website has all the necessary information on how to get your card as well as how to find a practitioner, a dispensary and FAQ’s.

How to obtain your card